IBM Application Developer- Learning Systems/Java in HAMPTON, Virginia

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We are currently hiring for a Learning Technologist (Java) in the Hampton VA area.A qualified candidate will have a strong foundation in object oriented development (Java, JavaScript and HTML required). These skills will be used to design and develop learning products within the confines of learning industry standards models such as SCORM, AICC, xAPI, Common Cartridge and Learning Tool Interoperability (CC/LTI), and CMI-5. The team member will be an integral part of the learning team and will design, revise and maintain web based courseware. The candidate should have experience decomposing requirements and working with subject matter experts to ensure products meet the expected outcomes. Ability to work in flexible, agile teams. 

Experience with databases (Oracle/ MS SQL) preferred.

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  • 2 year designing/developing/implementing and/or administering training for applications utilizing for example web-based tools, learning management systems, workplace development and/or talent management systems.

  • 2 year delivering/facilitating learning solutions comprised of presentations, procedures, exercises, quick references, simulations, instructor guides, curriculums, course outlines, prototypes, and training design specifications as well as interacting with students (virtual/classroom).

    • 2 year working with multiple training technologies/techniques/models/tools/ media; utilizing current instructional theories for collaborative learning including video, web and mobile/tablet; supporting training development, delivery, administration and evaluation.
    • 2 year Word, Excel and Powerpoint; working with directory/folder and file management, network links, paths, and virtual drives. - 1 Year

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